Something Marvelous…

Something-Marvelous-copy This week’s Texture Tuesday theme is nature. I took this shot a couple of weeks ago at Madrona Manor in Healdsburg as we walked amidst the garden. I used a Lightroom Preset- kk_classicwarm, along with 3 of Kim’s textures- kk_3003-2; kk_weathered; and kk_hello. I used an Aristotle quote with the fonts “Dear Sarah” and “Editor.”
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I Do Hope…

I-Do-Hope-copyI love this verse from the book of Psalms. It lightens and strengthens my heart. May it cheer up your heart today!
I used Kim’s kk_franklin in two different layers, adding a hue/saturation adjustment to each and also switching the layers to a Soft Light Blend Mode. In between I added a Filter Forge 4 “Soft-focus Amplify” filter. For Kim’s Texture Tuesday. http://www.kimklassen.com

Embrace Simplicity…

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Another simple composition for Kim’s Be Still 52 class. I used Kim’s LR Preset, kk_walnut2 for this shot. I then added some RadLab filters, and made the background its own layer and added a Gaussian Blur. The lace is an old Christmas tree skirt. Photographed outside on a foggy morning with my Nikon f1.4 lens.